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Six FP&A Lessons to Learn from Walgreens’ Forecasting Woes

  • By Ira Apfel
  • Published: 9/2/2014

It was recently disclosed that Walgreens made a $1 billion forecasting error, costing the chief financial officer his job. FP&A newsletter asked finance professionals for their takeaways from this debacle:Lesson #1: Communicate effectively Walgreens’ $1B forecasting mistake seems to stem from ineffe ...

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